Comparison: Stefan Kanchev and Bluetooth // Oct 2, 01:30 PM

Left: Stefan Kanchev. Logo for Mladen Vasilev Svishtov; Logo for a Factory for Construction Materials. Right: Bluetooth logo. Designer Unknown?

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Matthew Carter Named a McArthur Fellow // Oct 2, 01:14 PM

Dubbed the Genius Grant, McArthur fellowship awards half a million dollars, no strings attached. Carter joins my list of favorite fellows which includes Alekandar Hemon, a Sarajevo-born writer, who was awarded the honor in 2004. Here is the list of all 2010 fellows.

Moshi-Moshi Phone // Aug 3, 10:43 PM

I want one.

A bluetooth headset and VOIP phone Designed by David Turpin.

Wonderful Piece of Animation by Pascal Monaco and Felix Meyer // Jul 20, 11:18 PM

35mm from Pascal Monaco on Vimeo.

»35mm« is a shortfilm about cinema itself. We picked 35 of our favorite movies and tried to simplifly them as far as possible. The outcome is a 2 minute journey through the history of film.
Take a close look and tell us if you’ve recognized them all!
Concept / Layout: Sarah Biermann, Torsten Strer, Felix Meyer, Pascal Monaco
Animation: Felix Meyer, Pascal Monaco
Sound: Torsten Strer

Art School Cliché Spotting iPhone App // Jun 17, 10:32 PM

Art School Cliché Spotting iPhone App by Pascal Raabe & Barnaby Norwood of UK for the Open Design School.

Typekit and Google // May 19, 08:02 AM

From the Typekit blog: Typekit and Google Announce Open Source Collaboration

With all the open-source and free-for-commercial-use typefaces available at Font Squirrel and The League of Moveable Type, the web typography will have come of age and started to thrive very, very soon.

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Google Chrome Speed Tests // May 9, 05:39 PM

Don’t miss the making of.

Spectra - Kent State VCD Senior Show 2010 // Apr 26, 03:52 PM

Here are a few photos from the exhibition of undergraduate graphic design work at Kent State for 2010 BFA students.

Paul Sahre to Speak at Kent State // Mar 24, 03:33 AM

Paul Sahre Poster for Lecture at Kent State design by Jason Bacher

Paul Sahre will give a public lecture at Kent State on Thursday, March 25 at 7 PM at the Auditorium in Franklin Hall. The event is free for Kent State Students and $5 for all others. Poster above designed by Jason Bacher.

Screening at the CMA: Milton Glaser to Inform and Delight // Mar 9, 04:03 AM

The Cleveland Museum of Art is screening a film titled “Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight” by Arthouse Films on Wednesday, March 10 2010 at 5:30 and 7:30 PM at the Gartner Auditorium. Tickets are $8.

Details are on the CMA site.

via The Donut Project. I wish I was not out of town for the spring break.

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Matthew Carter to Speak at Youngstown // Feb 27, 05:38 PM

Photo copyleft by Flickr user litherland

On Thursday, March 4th, Matthew Carter will visit Youngstown State University and deliver a public lecture. The lecture will take place at 5:30 P.M. at the Zona Auditorium at the Beecher Center of the Butler Institute of American Art. It is open to the public.

Spread the word and if you’re in the area, stop by.

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Comparisons Feb 27 10 // Feb 27, 02:51 PM

Left: Trajan Column Inscription, 106–113 AD.

Right: Mastheads form top to bottom: Mike Matas, Panic, Cocoia, 2010.

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